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post #1 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 05:32 PM Thread Starter
jojojeep1
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i lifted my yj 3 inchs , i had brand new shocks but now there to short so i bought MR GASGET 3 1/2 SHOCK extentions so i can cane my flex back ,but my wife bought an extra set by mistake , ther brand new in the raper they fit any shock, on yj they only fit fronts because they mount on top of the shock where you would put the nut. i would like to help someone who wants more flex so im giving them away . your dime ,if i can ship them by mail it might coast $3 TOPS if that the case ill pay for that to , please i relly want to give them to some young kid with know job or a part time job , if you have money please let someone who dont have them,you can get me at joeylep@optonline.net thank you please leave your phone number so we can do this fast.


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post #2 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 08:59 PM
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This is posted in the wrong forum, and no, they dont get you more flex. Your flex is still limited by the length of the shocks. Thats why when you lift the suspension you buy longer shocks. You would have been better off buying cheap shocks of the right length instead of buying the shock extenders.

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If it has tracks, tires or tits, its gonna cause a problem.

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post #3 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 09:02 PM
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I need shocks badly I just got my jeep so you'd be doing me a favor.. check my profile an sebd me a message
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post #4 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 10:00 PM Thread Starter
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if you read what i said i'll tell you what im doing , my front shocks are 3 inchs short because my lift , and im not spending $100 on shocks when this extention are only $16, screw to the top of the shock , and what do you get 3 1/2 inchs , so now insteed of my shock being fully open and stoping my wheel from droping all the way , now they open 3 1/2 more inchs so my wheel can drop meaning FLEX so im right you do get flex with these ,
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post #5 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 10:11 PM Thread Starter
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and youngster i dont think there going to help you if you have bad shocks, there made to make your shock longer, think about it an and you feel you still want them its all good , im not to good with the p.c i try my best so like i said leave your number, or your name and address so i can send them out to you.my email is on top of the thread.
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post #6 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 10:38 PM
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if you read what i said i'll tell you what im doing , my front shocks are 3 inchs short because my lift , and im not spending $100 on shocks when this extention are only $16, screw to the top of the shock , and what do you get 3 1/2 inchs , so now insteed of my shock being fully open and stoping my wheel from droping all the way , now they open 3 1/2 more inchs so my wheel can drop meaning FLEX so im right you do get flex with these ,
They simply allow the same amount of flex as a stock suspension, thus negating the additional flex you get when you lift the jeep. If your a mall crawler, then this would be of no difference to you. If you hit the trails, you will quickly find that the shocks are to short and will be limiting your suspension as lift springs will allow for more travel. You have essentially neutered your suspension lift. If that works for you then great. But don't expect it to flex as well as if you had the right shocks.

To help you visualize this point, I have roughly 6" lift on mine. if I had stock shocks with 6" brackets on them, this amount of flex would not be possible...






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If it has tracks, tires or tits, its gonna cause a problem.

"Everytime someone "upgrades" a D35, an angel looses its wings."

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Originally Posted by Warren Zevon
Send lawyers, guns and money. The **** has hit the fan...
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post #7 of 8 Old 10-01-2011, 10:47 PM
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^^ That is some CRAZY amount of flex for a leaf sprung vehicle.
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post #8 of 8 Old 10-02-2011, 05:59 AM
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x2 it is alot but I just love it when people post pics of their flex while using a fork lift, go out, get it dirty, find a big rock or even a tree and give it hell!

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